subject: glycolipiid

Buttermilk as a source of protective glycolipids

Buttermilk as a source of protective glycolipids

Is fat really bad for you? Or could some fat actually be good for your tummy? The common answer might be, "That's impossible." But is it? It turns out that one type of milk fat only recently being studied may actually be beneficial for intestinal health. Read More...

The Many Faces of Lactoferrin

Fresh out of the womb, a newborn baby is challenged with armies of disease-causing microbes. How does he survive this onslaught? In some parts of the world, he doesn't. Millions of babies die each year in the first few months of life from common infections. A recent publication by Barboza and colleagues unfolds how a major milk protein, lactoferrin, displays different "faces", depending on which pathogens are present. Read More...

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